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Nov 12, 2012 2:30pm PST
for -- alexander. i was happy to meet the publisher and we had a wonderful talk about this issue. i told them i was going home to interviewed eugene jarecki. i said to the publisher that i have been completely blown away in a positive way by the fact that a book called "the new jim crow" about the new prison industrial public is now 42 weeks on the new york times best-seller list. it is astonishing. and with that title. and michele alexander, professor at ohio state university in columbus, they initially only printed 3000 copies. now there are a couple hundred thousand i guess. but it caught on somewhere and it has done remarkably well. what does that say to you about the timing for a real conversation about her book, about your film, about the issue? >> the time is now. i would like to say that michelle alexander's success is due to the fact she is in my film. but i cannot because my film has just come out. [laughter] tavis: but it is fair to say that mitchell would be the first technologists. it is fair to say that her book has succeeded because a whole of the -- a whole lot of of of seven lo
Nov 25, 2012 1:40pm EST
of lee's most talented officers, alexander, when at it clear -- its clear the army in northern virginia will no longer be able to continue the wear, alexander proposes to disburse the mens and go into the bush and fight as guerrillas, and lee basically rebukes him in the way lee does, politely but everyone knows what he is saying, and alexander says if we do that the countryside will be filled with chaos, all these troops will loose their discipline, start preying on the civilian occupation. i'm going to surrender and see what happen, and alex describes himself as sheepishly never mentioning the idea again. so, that means you do have guerrilla in federal occupied areas. missouri is the most famous example. that becomes a promise of federal logistics and we would now call the counterinsurgency methods. block houses to protect railroads. the army becomes proficient in occupation duties dealing with maintaining severely order. -- civil order, but the civil war is still a war of these large battles. >> host: professor, between 1812, the war of 1812, civil war, 1861, by 1861, did the u.s. --
Nov 18, 2012 7:30pm EST
and defense is red-hot in denver. kevin: six defensive backs. second down and 20. alexander with the catch. the tackle by bailey. the gain to the 22. he picks it 18 only second and 20. solomon: rivers is still fighting. someone grabs his hands as he gets ready to throw the ball. he gets hit but still stands in the pocket and delivers a strike to alexander. very impressive throw. kevin: first and 10, ronnie brown. hit by wolfe and down he goes. it's third down and 2. they got maybe a yard. referee: first charged time-out, san diego. a 30-second time-out. kevin: on this drive, which started back at the charger 20. an 11-yard pass to alexander, an 1-yard pass to alexander. and a 24-yard catch and run by mathews out of the backfield. solomon: rivers only has one touchdown pass in this game. eight-yard strike in the corner of the end zone to danario alexander. remember, he's matched up against the 5'9" carter. will the broncos give him that same look? will he go to a malcolm floyd against carter or stick with alexander? he wants the favorable match-up to win the jump ball opportunity. carter is
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
town, maryland. alexander is now at 66 degrees. alexander that is at 66. than average as we enter the to theveral days thanks cold front. dramatically colder. 36 in detroit. 34 at chicago o'hare airport. 26 in minneapolis. the a little cold shot logan rotate up towards the northeast. -- these little cold shots will roll up and rotate towards the northeast. big temperature departure. 27 degrees colder than it was yesterday in detroit. it's all about the cold front. the little pocket of showers pop. east of the blue ridge. we can assure you of a live 7 -- we can show these will move across the region. is when the main line of showers will move in. rain should be off to the east 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. here's what we have. next seven days, as we of november,dle shares in the morning. clear and breezy. falling temperatures. sunshine on wednesday. seasonal temperatures and a cloudy thursday, friday, saturday. the next chance of rain on sunday. >> a quick reminder now about app.ewest abc 7 it's an alarm clock that offers traffic, weather, news, along pictures and wake up's from abc 7 ancho
Nov 4, 2012 11:15pm EST
, it wasn't enough. as lorenzo alexander explains. >> we did a good job as far as keeping everything in front of us. obviously every week we give up something big and that's ultimately what hurts. giving up points. we need to figure out a way on defense to continue to create turnovers, even the score and give our offense more opportunities to win games. whole point is to keep the opponent to one point less than what we score and we haven't been able to do that the last three weeks and that's disheartening to us. >> redskins were burnt last week by the black and yellow, today, new york's turn to taste defeat against the steelers. nissan's sports xtra continues after this. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. heading into the holidays you look for the best deals. that's why we give you real big club card deals each week. right now, get a super low price on tide, $10.99 for 100 ounces. 12 rolls of bounty are $11.99. that's a dollar a roll! and charmin is $11.99 for 30 rolls. real big deals this week and every we
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in the critical battleground state, especially critical for him, of florida. peter alexander is with the romney campaign in jacksonville tonight. and peter, what is it like on the trail with this pre occupation going on? >> reporter: well brian, here tonight in the state of florida, it is all too familiar with the devastation. mitt romney tempered his criticism of president obama, not once mentioning president obama by name and in fact encouraged his supporters to give what they could. this of course, came a day after selecting supplies at a storm relief event, his campaign hosted in ohio. still, as the cleanup gets closer to where you are in the northeast, governor romney is facing questions on the federal government's role, arguing the sta states, even the private sector should take the lead today, romney put out a written statement reaffirming the belief, also vowing that fema would have the resources it needs. one more note, there are polls out and both campaigns say they are in the lead right now. the new polls, the president is clinging to a tight lead in the crucial battlegrounds of ohio
Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
wrong is already getting some attention tonight. nbc's peter alexander just back after covering the campaign, here with us in the studio. >> reporter: brian, good evening, as you know this conference call just wrapped up hours ago, governor romney blamed this defeat on what he described as big gifts that the president had given to some of the democrats most loyal voting block. he called it the old play book rule with specific interest groups. he said with regard to young people, a forgiveness of college loan interest was a big gift. he added free contraception was very big with college-aged women. and finally, he said obama-care made a difference, likewise with hispanic voters, health care was a big plus. he is scheduled to meet with top advisers tomorrow night. one thing is sure in terms of his future. he said the donors may play a part in helping him select the next republican nominee, but it won't be romney, he said. >> just off the trail, peter alexander, about to get much-needed rest, thank you for being with us. >>> overseas there is serious concern that a new war in the m
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
is pretty frantic, five days to go. three days lost to the peter alexander has more from storm virginia. traveling with the romney campaign. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you, believe it or not we are less than 100 hours away from election day. there will be a rally here in virginia beach, he was joined by the man who is trying to unseat president obama, who tonight is campaigning out west. bounding down the steps of air force one in wisconsin, president obama today tried to make up for lost time with swing voters, returning to the campaign trail, adopting an inclusive tone. >> when disaster strikes, we see america at its best, there are no democrats or republicans during a storm, they are just fellow americans. >> reporter: launching a frantic five-day battleground tour, mr. obama hammered his opponent as a candidate who can't be trusted. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up all these same policies that failed our country so badly. >> reporter: charging into virginia, mitt romney, who Ñi softened his attack during the wake of superstorm san
Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
with four days to go, both sides are actively spinning the numbers in their own direction, peter alexander from westchester, ohio, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you with a quick hat to kid rock strumming the guitar on the stage, both sides say the job numbers back up their case, both the president and mitt romney spending much of their day here in the state of ohio, how important is the buckeye state? so important that between the two of them they will be here five more times over the next three days. charging into the campaign's final weekend, each candidate tried to frame the latest unemployment reports to his advantage, as either a sign of economic progress. >> this morning, we learned that companies hired more people in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: or stalled growth. >> today we learned it is actually 7.9%, and that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. >> reporter: analysts say both men make valid points. >> there is no question we came out of the lull, where the economy stalled, we've pushed away from it, the bad news it i
Nov 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
election coverage here in democracy plaza in new york, with peter alexander traveling with the romney campaign in columbus, ohio. >> reporter: good evening, to you, brian, the romney campaign has tacked on two last-minute stops for tomorrow, so after governor romney votes in his home-state of massachusetts, he will then fly out to thank volunteers, aides say, a rare move for any candidate on election day. mitt romney today marked the end of a long journey with an optimistic promise. >> tomorrow, we begin a new tomorrow, tomorrow, we begin a better tomorrow, this nation is going to begin to change for the better tomorrow. >> reporter: but with the polls showing the president hanging on to a slight advantage in the campaign's last precious hours, each moment is selected. >> your voices are heard loud and clear, thank you. >> reporter: this is to mark the conservative base. in rural virginia is, with a sharp critique of president obama >> let me tell you why he fell so short of what he promised. it is because he cared more about a liberal agenda than he did about repairing the economy. a
Nov 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
wrong in the romney campaign. peter alexander covering, there for us tonight. peter, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you here in boston, this is apparently the intersection of politics and the nor'easter, in the words of one top aide to the romney campaign tonight. the mood in the campaign is a lot like this weather, dreary, at the end of a six-year long quest for the white house. tonight, mitt romney is left asking himself what might have been. dressed in a business suit and surrounded by family and friends, and for a final few hours, a secret service team, mitt romney this morning left his boston hotel, quickly returning to life as a private citizen. on this november 7th, the day governor romney promised voters he would get to work, the only campaign work left to do, packing up, and tearing down. just before 9:00 this morning, almost 90 minutes after most networks had called the race, mr. romney took the stage alone. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> reporter: but his disappointment
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am PST
. this is alexander. one of the premiere duties in wing suit flying. he wants to see how far he can push the limits of this sport. how much control can he actually have falling with a wing suit? he decides to do something he claims has never been done before. he puts up a pylon. yellow, red and black. he's going to attempt to cut that pylon with his left arm as he's making a left-hand turn. >> that's dangerous. >> 155 miles an hour he'll be flying at. >> so close to the ground. >> let's find out how this all goes. >> oh! >> he did it. >> dead on. that just shows you how much control these guys have. >> after he does that, he goes face first toward tall pine trees and is able to maneuver around those two. i feel like he has a steering wheel hidden under that suit. >> it is changes in his body position. he's going to tell us what it takes to fly like a bird. alexander, how confident were you that you were going to be able to fly and hit that pylon where you wanted and that it wouldn't throw you off? >> some friends drive the car and we stuck our hands out the window and it wasn't a big deal. it was m
Nov 11, 2012 5:30am PST
and alexander santos. alexander graduated from ucla and is a proud member of the famous structural engineering firm of santos and urrutia. my daughter is a graduate of boston university. she works for the san francisco international terminal marketing division. born and raised san franciscans. i want to encourage everyone out there listening that this is the best city to raise a family. regarding a few of those articles that you read about families leaving san francisco -- don't. stay in the city. this is what can happen to you if you stay. [laughter] in terms of my dedication, i think, san francisco has embraced me, has welcomed me, has allowed me to prosper, allow me to raise this incredible family. as a naturalized u.s. citizen, i tell you i have learned a great deal about compassion, public service, and it is time for me to give something back to a community that has embraced me and opened their arms to me. [applause] and that is what i intend to do as a new trustee. you may have heard that i have an unusual work schedule. i open my office every morning at 5:20 a.m. i have an open house fo
Nov 11, 2012 7:00am PST
't think a ban is the right end to this discussion. thank you. >> thank you very much. mr. alexander. >> hello i am josh alexander. i live in the castro and i'm not a nudist but i oppose this ban. people say we need it because they're offended. well, i am offended. i am offended by this proposed legislation that i have to come to this hearing to speak up for freedom and diversity and san francisco values shouldn't be under attack by someone purporting to represent all districts, district eight. i am offended and legislation that ask people to mind their own business. one doesn't need to be a health professional and other people should dress according to your preferences and upset if they don't. they can't point to anything to support their issues. if proponents really think this legislation has broad support then i say prove it. put it to the voters on the ballot. don't let a small group of disgruntled conservatives to impose their will on us and it's not democracy and it's not what we put you in office to do. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. actually before you go i a
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
alexander alejandro o'reilly. he rose through the ranks of the spanish army. the spanish sent alexander o'reilly to cuba to form a militia. he was appointed governor of louisiana and head of the army later on. he arrived in august, 1769, and took formal possession of louisiana for spain. think of new orleans and cuba, in particular havana, governors there were also in cuba so there was all this traveling from one city to another because later when i got my ph.d. from tulaine university and i went to the irish channel. it's interesting, the irish history connected with new orleans. so the o'reilly family has been in louisiana for centuries. in cuba, nobody remembers him but it was the street of calle oreilly, famous until the 50's for its banks and bookstores. it was one of the favorite streets of (inaudible) secretary of the spanish count of fernandino, my grandfather, another irish man feeling at home in havana. there, at the busy corner of calle street and oreilly was a cafe bakery owned by a catelan. it was described by many foreigners, in particular british and irish who lived in hava
Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
they stack up to the name brand? we asked family medicine doctor christine alexander to review the research from it. >> after looking at the studies i think there is no difference. >> reporter: no difference in the lab. you may get a different result if you don't do it right. >> like anything, it is only as good as the person that did the test. and this one is a little bit more cumbersome to do. it puts more ownership on the patient and how they perform the test. >> reporter: the other issue is when you perform the test. dr. alexander says some women do it too early. >> if you think you are pregnant and have a negative test, wait several days and repeat it. >> reporter: the doctor admits testing is a good first step, saying it is even cheaper than going to the doctor. especially if you are only paying a dollar. >>> now, the doctor said testing at home is a good first step, and she admits it is cheaper than going to the doctor especially if you are paying just a buck. so what do you think? would you give it a try? let us know on our facebook page, . >>> and now, ma
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
back eer lorenzo alexander is a big guy. his job is to tackle, mowing doub anyone trying to score. so does it seem a little strange to see him here? >> i fell in love with ut and it was really hoping my game. >> it also helped him to slim down, losing 75 pounds since he started in the nfl six jeer years ago. . >> pilatti has has really allowed me to be just as explosive as i was when i was 285. i think it's great our athletes are being more in tuned with their bodies. >>. >> alexander is just one of a number of athletes who are getting faster and slimmer. they're no longer striving to be the big, bulky, 300 pound guys so pop you lar in the '80s and '90s. >> the doctor says contact sports, like football, aren't as hard on the body when the athlete's weight is lower. i was over working and i can tell the difference on the wear and tear on my body. >> the game is changing in football. >> baltimore ravens is also changing his body. he's dropped about 25 pounds so he can keep up with an evolving sport. his biggest change has been his diet and even drinking a liquid meal of fruit and vegeta
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm EST
correspondent for the hill, alexander bolton. you wrote about this of -- some of this today. senate majority leader harry reid came out today and said, you know, listen, we're willing to work with you, republicans, but we're not going to get bushd -- pushed around. here, the speaker of the house saying, basically, you know, we're going to work with you and only on the things that we think we can work on. so, where are we in your view about any realization of compromise up on the hill? >> well, what happened today is both leaders stabbed out their opening positions to dominate congress the next six weeks and those are negotiations to avoid the -called fiscal cliff. the expiration to push the tax rate and the implementation of automatic spending cuts to the tune of $110 billion. and both reid and boehner today said where the starting position is and it's a lot different from when where it was six months ago. >> there was a bit of deja vu when they listen -- you listened to them today. they were saying the same things last spring before everyone started to get into e location mode. so, when you
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am EST
of education. i'm steve usdin. welcome to "biocentury this week." >>> from alexander hamilton to alexander graham bell, american innovation has been fueled by immigrants. icons of modern american innovation, companies like google. intel and e-bay were founded by men and women who were born outside the u.s. some of the most successful life sciences companies, pfizer, merck were founded by immigrants. and america continues to lead the world in biotechnology driven by scientists and executives from around the world. now this pipeline of innovators is being choked by immigration policies that force many foreign born graduates of u.s. universities to leave after completing years of
Nov 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
's where republican ron moteon, former head of the peez aholics taking on vet alexander. you might think this is an easy one, a slam dunk for alexander because it's a democratic town, but ron moton has the endorsement of the "washington post" and others. that's going to be a contest we'll be watching throughout the day. so, jc, that's it from here. this is actually a lull between votes around lunchtime. they expect heavy, heavy traffic this evening. polls close at 8:00, but if you're in line, of course, you're going to be allowed to vote. jc. >> thank you very much. bruce johnson reporting live. >>> well, virginia's senate race between two former governors could very well determine which party will control the u.s. senate. kristin fisher has more now from a precinct in mount vernon. >>reporter: well, there's been a steady stream of voters throughout the morning at this precinct in mount vernon. but the biggest crowds and the longest lines were here before the polls even opened. nearly 200 people were lined up here at washington mill elementary school to vote, a welcome sight for virgin
Nov 27, 2012 11:30am PST
tall, as the 76-foot mobile by miro's close friend alexander calder slowly circles by. she is in the company of the works of other modern masters such as henry moore and jean arp, of david smith, noguchi, caro, rosati and motherwell. but she stands alone at the head of the south wall as a unifying force and vital core of color in the east building of the national gallery of art. ( music ) ( music ) narrator: thomas moran embarked on his first trip to the west in 1871. the united states at the time was still recovering from the ravages of the civil war. americans turned with hope to the western frontier. by painting the pristine grandeur of these remote places, moran enabled 19th-century americans to visualize a magnificent landscape most would never see. his paintings transformed their perceptions of the west. from 1867 to 1879, the united states government sponsored four western expeditions, now known as "the great surveys." of all the aists who accompanied them, none is more associated with the surveys than thomas moran. the watercolors he brought back from wyoming, the f
Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
the profound plaza h peter alexander traveling with the romney campaign in columbus, ohio. peter, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you. late today, the romney campaign announced it has tacked on two more last-minute stops for tomorrow. so after governor romney vot in his home state of massachusetts, he will now fly to the states of ohio and pennsylvania to thank volunteers, aides say. a rare move for any candidate on election day. mitt romney today punctuated the end of a long journey with an optimistic promise. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. tomorrow we begin a better tomorrow. this nation is going to begin to change for the better tomorrow. >> reporter: but with the polls showing the president clinicing to a slight advantage in the final hours, each stop is strategically selected. >> your voices are being heard all over the nation, loud and clear. thank you. >> reporter: this rally in rural virginia to motivate the party's conservative base with a sharp critique of president obama. >> let me tell you why he fell so short of what he promised. it's because he cared more
Nov 17, 2012 11:30pm EST
perfecto para que alexander song la mande a guardar >> messi anota el segundo y vencieron 3 a 1 >> el argentino llega a 78 goles y se pone a 7 de la marca de 85 que consiguió muller, mañana se juega el partido de vuelta entre toluca y chivas, hasta acá los deportes, regreso contigo >> aunque faltan dias para el viernes negro, hay compradores haciendo fila. ♪ >> dicen que al que madruga dios le ayuda pero hay un hombre que se lo toma muy en serio el vieners negro tiene cazadores de rebaja, desde california los desenfrenados compradores desafiando las temperaturas, los más codiciados es el inicio de las compras navideñas, algunas tiendas abriran antes, se cree que saldran más de 100 millones de compradores, también puede hacer la compra por internet, lo esperamos mañana, con más información, que tenga muy buenas noches. ♪ >> ahora está usted bien informado, noticiero univisión,
Nov 10, 2012 10:10pm EST
alexander. many of the leaders. and in the media today, chris matthews, george will. many of these people got their training in the senate. we were not part of the greatest generation. we have the next best thing. we were trained by them. host: our next call for ira shapiro comes from barry. you have to turn down your set. we are getting feedback. caller: i just turned it down. this is why they had more democrats back then, because of the tea party. they made our government stagnant. they are upset about capitalism. that is what built our country. we send them a strong message. as americans, we need to back up the present by getting more involved with the senate. e-mail in your search senator, your congressman and even the president. -- e-mail your senator, the congressman, and even the president. host: we will leave it there. talk to us a little bit about what barry brought up. it is not up to 55 on the democratic side and 45 on the the republican side. what support are they going to be able to provide for president obama and what he is going to be able to do? guest: it was an extraordin
Nov 6, 2012 3:30pm PST
is a superstitious business. kristen welker starting us off. thanks. >>> now to the other side, peter alexander traveling with the romney campaign. and tonight that means headquarters, back home in boston. peter, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you. within the last hour, mitt romney just landed back here in boston after wrapping up his final campaign swing. tonight he's going to watch those returns alongside his wife ann and all five of their sons. during that last flight he spoke to reporters and said he was very proud of the campaign, adding, and i quote, we put it all on the field. at the end of an exhausting quest for the white house. mitt romney cast his ballot alongside his wife ann in their home state of massachusetts. his mind was on the midwest. >> i feel great about ohio. >> reporter: governor romney went straight from the polls to his campaign plane with paul ryan. >> i'm awed by the spirit and enthusiasm, support, energy, it's just amazing. thank you. >> reporter: while mr. romney thanks volunteers, later fueling up on fast food. it was a near traffic jam on the ta
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